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Our Team


All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".

Elaine Barry - BDS NU Irel 2004.

GDC No. 83918

Elaine graduated from University College Cork and worked for a number of years in Suffolk before joining the Oak Road Dental team in 2006. During the last few years she undertook a number of dental courses ranging from cosmetic to restorative dentistry. She enjoys treating patients of all ages to help build confidence in dental care and the variety in work that a family orientated general dental surgery provides.

Kehinde Shangobiyi BDS 2000 university of Lagos. ORE 2014

GDC No. 251988

Graduated with a dental degree from College of medicine University of Lagos. She registered to practice dentistry in UK in 2014.

Kennie (Kehinde) has practiced in other general dental practices in South East Essex before joining us in 2016.

She enjoys her job, takes time in getting to know her patients, treating them with care, respect & dignity & delights in restoring their oral health. She understands what it means to be a nervous patient and therefore aims to put nervous patients at ease & change their perception of dental treatment to restore their confidence.

Bushra Nouman LDS RCS (ENG) 2015, MFDS RCS (GLAS) 2014

GDC No. 139127

Bushra was educated in Pakistan BDS, and then further at LDS RCS from Royal college of Surgeon of England and MFDS RCS from Royal College of Surgeon of Glasgow.

Bushra has a vast amount of knowledge and experience combined with fine clinical skills. This includes all aspects of general dentistry including emergency treatment. Her calm and collective nature and is sure to put all her patients at ease.

In addition to her broad knowledge base, she has a particular interest in restorative, cosmetic dentistry and prosthodontics.

Languages spoken are: English, Urdu, and Hindi.

Neil Patel BDS University of Glasgow 2018

GDC No. 277069

Neil graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2018 and worked as a general dentist in the same city before joining us here at Oak Dental Canvey Island.

Neil enjoys getting to know his patients to provide a relaxing and friendly environment for adults and kids alike.

Sundeep Ricky Ghoshdastidar MUDr Charles U Prague 2008

GDC No. 164159

Ricky qualified at Charles University, Prague in 2008 and went on to complete a Master's Degree in Dental Public Health at Bart's and The London University in 2011. Ricky has worked in numerous surgeries, both in the North and South of England and has years of experience in NHS, Private and Community Dentistry. Ricky understands that a visit to the dentist is not always what people most look forward too, but his friendly, calm and professional manner is sure to put patients at ease. In his spare time, Ricky enjoys going to concerts, watching films, travelling around the world and football.

Shanjida Alam Registered under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 2019
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2016

GDC No. 268991

Shanjida is registered as a Dental Hygienist and Therapist with the GDC under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 2019. She is a dedicated and enthusiastic Hygienist/Therapist with excellent interpersonal and clinical skills, having experience in treating a diverse range of patients. Patient comfort and confidence is important to Shanjida, so she always creates a calm and friendly atmosphere to make the patient experience as relaxing as possible.

Prior to her Hygienist role, Shanjida qualified as a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Dhaka University, Bangladesh.

Shanjida tries to maintain a healthy work/life balance, she has two young girls and enjoys travelling the world with them. She also has a special interest in cooking and fitness.

Languages Spoken: English, Bengali and Hindi.

Sabrina Ferdowsi Registered under s36C of the Dentists Act 1984 2020

GDC No. 226121

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